KXIP vs CSK Forecast
April 15, 2018
Indian Premier League 2018
KXIP vs CSK , IPL Match
Venue: Punjab Cricket Association IS Bindra Stadium, Mohali
Date & Time: 25th April 2018, 20:00 IST
Kings XI Punjab: Yuvraj Singh, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Mayank Agarwal, David Miller, Mohit Sharma, Karun Nair, Lokesh Rahul (wk), Axar Patel, Marcus Stoinis, Andrew Tye, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Chris Gayle, Manoj Tiwary, Aaron Finch, Akshdeep Nath, Ankit Rajpoot, Barinder Sran, Ben Dwarshuis, Pardeep Sahu, Mayank Dagar, Manzoor Dar
Chennai Super Kings: Harbhajan Singh, Shane Watson, Dwayne Bravo, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Suresh Raina, Ravindra Jadeja, Ambati Rayudu, Imran Tahir, Deepak Chahar, Mark Wood, Murali Vijay, Karn Sharma, Faf du Plessis, Sam Billings, Shardul Thakur, Dhruv Shorey, Lungi Ngidi, Monu Kumar, Kshitiz Sharma, Chaitanya Bishnoi, Kanishk Seth, N Jagadeesan, KM Asif
Chennai Super Kings are coming into the game with two close wins under their belt. Punjab, meanwhile, suffered a loss in their previous match and will be looking to get back to winning ways at home.
Kings XI Punjab News: No changes are expected even though KXIP lost their last game. KXIP have been heavily reliant on KL Rahul and Karun Nair so far. Aaron Finch returned to the line-up in the previous match but was dismissed for a duck. He’ll be looking to get going against the Super Kings.
Punjab Probable XI: Lokesh Rahul (wk), Mayank Agarwal, Aaron Finch, Yuvraj Singh, Karun Nair, Marcus Stoinis, Axar Patel, Ravichandran Ashwin (c), Andrew Tye, Mohit Sharma/Barinder Sran, Mujeeb Zadran
Chennai Super Kings News:
Suresh Raina is out due to an injury for 2 matches due to calf injury, It’s a major setback for CSK. Dhoni is likely to bring in Murali Vijay or Dhruv Shorey in the playing XI.
Kedar Jadhav, who is ruled out from IPL2018. His replacement David Willey joined the squad. Lungi Ngidi headed for South Africa after tragic death of his father.
The batting form of their foreign recruits Shane Watson, Sam Billings, and Dwayne Bravo remains their biggest positive, but the middle order still looks unconvincing.
Chennai Probable XI :: Shane Watson, Ambati Rayudu, Murali Vijay/Dhruv Shorey, MS Dhoni (c & wk), Sam Billings, Ravindra Jadeja, Dwayne Bravo, Deepak Chahar, Harbhajan Singh, Imran Tahir, Shardul Thakur
Avg 1st innings score: 163
Avg 2nd innings score: 152